Tag: arianna huffington

by Melanie Stone

You might hear that the career path of a social media editor is shaky at best — nothing is guaranteed, no job is safe and a journalist working in social could wind up in marketing with a snap of the finger. Of course, the cream rises to the top, and some of these social media [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Arianna Huffington on paywalls, aggregation and the ‘third metric’ (Stuart Thomas / Memeburn) 2. Netflix VP: Chromecast could take second-screen TV mainstream (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 3. Hackers hit PR Newswire (Nathan Mattise / Ars Technica) 4. How many top newspaper editors are from digital backgrounds? Still darn few (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 5. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This has been a very rough week for the two Internet pioneers, Yahoo and AOL. Yahoo’s fiery chief executive Carol Bartz was fired over the phone (who would have the guts to say it to her face?), and co-founder Jerry Yang is taking a role in rethinking the company’s direction (again). And at AOL, CEO [...] more »

by Marbin Javier

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome [...] more »

by Jessica Clark

For two days this week, some of journalism’s most high profile executives and experts descended upon Washington, DC, for “How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?” a workshop hosted by the FTC. One exchange of note came between Rupert Murdoch and Arianna Huffington, who spoke separately but did a good job of representing two divergent [...] more »